2005 California Vehicle Code Sections 31510 Article 4. Metal and Metal ProductsVEHICLE CODE
31510. The following provisions are applicable to the securing of iron, steel, aluminum and other metals and metal products including, but not limited to, sheets, rods, beams and pipe for transportation over public highways: (a) The department shall adopt and enforce regulations necessary to provide for the proper loading and securing of the various classes of metal products as may be necessary to insure the safe transportation of such products on the public highways. (b) In prescribing regulations the department shall consider, and may provide for, the following factors: 1. The conditions of travel, including, but not limited to, the speed at which the transporting vehicle operates and the condition of the road; 2. The weight of the load being transported; and 3. The relationship of the size and weight of the load to the weight, size, and condition of the transporting vehicle. (c) The department, upon application, may issue special permits to transport metal products of a type, size or weight not normally carried upon a public highway or to meet other unusual transportation needs. The permit may authorize the transportation of specified metal products without regard to regulations otherwise applicable and shall specify protective restrictions considered necessary by the department for the particular load for which the permit is issued. The permit may be issued for a single trip or for the transportation of the specified metal products for a period of time of not to exceed one year. Issuance of a permit pursuant to this section shall not relieve an operator from carrying the permit provided for by Section 35780 of this code. (d) No person shall transport or cause to be transported any metal products in violation of the provisions of this section or the regulations promulgated hereunder.
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